Quotation Explorer - 'Swell'

I hate to be wrong. It makes me feel like a failure. Being wrong has the same affect on me as a lack of food or sleep. It lowers my entire mood. But, I need to be proved wrong sometimes, as it restores humility, and doesn't allow my ego to swell to stupidly big sizes. - Paul Kelly
Some people grow under responsibility; others swell. - Henrietta C. Mears
My coming brought no profit to the sky,Nor does my going swell its glory;My two ears have never heard anyone that could say,Why I came here and why I will go away. - Omar Khayyám
The rain out again, hammering the puddles full of holes, pocking the black-and-silver world with shining darkness. Rain soaks each leaf and blade of grass, bloating the lawns until they seem to roll and swell. Houses recede. The wind rises. The eyes and ears of God come down for the walk". - Mary Gatskill
Some days you must learn a great deal. But you should also have days when you allow what is already in you to swell up and touch everything. If you never let that happen, then you just accumulate facts, and they begin to rattle around inside of you. - E.L. Konigsburg
Women made such swell friends. Awfully swell. In the first place, you had to be in love with a woman to have a basis of friendship. - Ernest Hemingway
Power and glory are two dialectic energies working in common ground. Taking a glimpse of the meandering under swell of glory in the shade of power, can be very inspiring and illuminating. ("The power and the glory" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Death is the dropping of the flower, that the fruit may, swell. - Henry Ward Beecher
Dogbert: "Well you know what they say, when life gives you lemon, make lemonade." Dilbert: "But i'm allergic to citrus." Dogbert: "Well you know what they say, when life gives you lemons, swell up and die." - Scott Adams
Their understanding Begins to swell and the approaching tide Will shortly fill the reasonable shores That now lie foul and muddy. - William Shakespeare
We are not enemies but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic cords of memory shall swell when again touched, as surely they will be, by the better angels of nature. - Abraham Lincoln
No one ever said that making love had to be a gently-flowing river which slowly became a flood. Sometimes the raging torrent came first. As it did now, as tempers drove it and the desire to fight each other became as compelling as the desire to drown in each other‘s surging swell. - Michelle Reid
Some poems are written great, some poems are written swell. But then there are poems that could win a prize in Hell. - Stanley Victor Paskavich
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire help to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. - Hannah More
One kernel is felt in a hogshead; one drop of water helps to swell the ocean; a spark of fire helps to give light to the world. None are too small, too feeble, too poor to be of service. Think of this and act. - Hannah More
When I feel broken, I cry like the monsoons; and when I glue the pieces back together, I swell and surge like the sea. And then I gradually become tranquil, peaceful, calm... - Subarna Prasad Acharya
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